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Calendar of Events

The Society hosts a series of programs from fall through spring. Programs are free to Society members. A donation from non-members would be appreciated.

All programs are held on Sunday at 2:00 PM in Town Hall (Sudbury Center) unless otherwise indicated.

You can view many of our earlier programs on Sudbury TV — see our video library for a listing.


September 6th, 2014 (Saturday) Noon
Field Day and Fireworks
Celebrating Sudbury's 375th birthday. The SHS will be at the Field Day with a booth showcasing Sudbury's history. For more events celebrating Sudbury's 375th Anniversary, see Sudbury Celebrates 375 schedule and facebook page.
September 27th, 2014 (Saturday) 10:00 AM
Colonial Faire & Muster of Fyfes & Drums
From 10 to 4, at the Wayside Inn. Come to enjoy the largest Colonial event in the Northeast. From 10 AM - 4 PM with a parade at 11:45. $2 admission. The SHS will be present in Booth 10-4. For more information see sudburymuster.org.
October 5th, 2014 (Sunday) 2:00 PM
Sudbury Plantation Un-covered: Archaeological Evidence of the First Residents
Celebrate Archaeology Month with Tonya Largy, Wayland resident and archaeological consultant specializing in the analysis of plant and animal remains from archaeological sites.
October 18th, 2014 (Saturday) 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tag Sale
Outside Sudbury Town Hall. Donations are welcome. Call 978-443-9023 or email ulyons@yahoo.com for more information and to donate.
October 24th, 2014 (Friday) 8:00 PM
Musicians of the Old Post Road Concert
“NOW and THEN”- a musical sound exploration of period and modern instruments, First Parish, Sudbury. Tickets sold at the door.
November 9th, 2014 (Sunday) 2:00 PM
Remember. Reflect. Explain
Thatcher Freund, published author and journalist will present He says “Writing down the stories of our lives is one of the most important things we can do for those who follow us. We Live. We learn. In telling our stories we help our children and our children’s children remember who we were, and, from remembering us, to better know themselves.”
December 7th, 2014 (Sunday) 3:00 PM
Caroling and Family Christmas Party
Caroling with songbooks (costumes welcomed) from 3-4 p.m. on the steps of the Town Hall. ALL WELCOME! Following, at 4 p.m., the Sudbury Grange will host the annual Family Christmas Party in the Grange Hall with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Also Toys for Tots at Town Hall with U. S. Marines.
January 13, 2015 (Tuesday) 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Benefit Night at Lotus Blossom Restaurant
Benefit Night at Lotus Blossom Restaurant in Sudbury (394 Boston Post Rd.). Dine In or Carry Out your dinner. Lotus Blossom will donate 20% of the receipts to the SHS. Bring friends!
February 1, 2015 (Sunday) 2:00 PM
Wheeling, Dealing, A Dump and Sudbury’s Future
The story of the Wheeler Family’s war with Wayland and Sudbury and how the town boundaries were made. Our presenter is Ernie Beer, a Society member and regular presenter of interesting programs about local people, places and things.
March 1st, 2015 (Sunday) 3:00 PM
The Untold Story of Henry Ford’s Underground Cooling Plant
Richard Gnatowski (the miller of the Grist Mill) and Dr. Tony Howes present the Untold Story of Henry Ford’s Underground Cooling Plant (next to the Grist Mill) including related significant stories.
April 12th, 2015 (Sunday) 2:00 PM
“Sudbury’s Road to the Revolutionary War (1765-1775)
A dramatic reading of Sudbury Town Meetings and the diary of Experience Richardson in the context of the historian’s overview. Produced and directed by Peg Fredrickson.
April 19th, 2015 (Sunday) 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Red Cross Blood Drive at Town Hall
Red Cross Blood Drive at Sudbury Town Hall. Be part of an old Sudbury tradition with the Sudbury Cos. of Militia, Minute and Alarm.
May 2015 (Sunday)
Founder’s Circle Event
Details to follow.
May 2015 (Sunday)
Spring Fundraiser
Details to follow.
June 7th, 2015 (Sunday) 2:00 PM
Where They Were and How They Grew
A look at Sudbury schools from early days to the present. Preceded by the SHS annual meeting.

Past Programs

June 8, 2014 The Men who Marched to Concord, April 19, 1775 video of presentationdetails ...

May 4, 2014 War Memorials of Sudbury video of presentationdetails ...

April 6, 2014 Rev. Edmund Brown's Library: a Concert Drawn from a Puritan Minister's Musical Interests video of presentationdetails ...

March 2, 2014 Railroads in Sudbury video of presentationdetails ...

February 2, 2014 The King Philip War in Sudbury video of presentationdetails ...

January 12th, 2014 Puritans Make a Village video of presentationdetails ...

Join us for our kick off of Sudbury's 375th Anniversary Celebration. Hal Cutler will use his extensive knowledge of the Goodnow family and Sumner Chilton Powell's Pulitzer Prize winning book Puritan Village - The Formation of a New England Town to provide a look at the beginning of Sudbury.

December 15th, 2013 Christmas from Olde New England Musicians of the Old Post Roaddetails ...

November 19th, 2013 Genealogy 101 video of presentationdetails ...

November 10th, 2013 The Fabric of Life in Sudburydetails ...

October 19th, 2013 Rev. Israel Loring of Sudbury (1682-1772) video of presentationdetails ...

September 21st, 2013 Five Century House Tour in Waylanddetails ...

June 9th, 2013 Ice Cream Social and Annual Meeting video of presentationdetails ...

May 5th, 2013 Hattie Goodnow's Life and Legacy video of presentationdetails ...

April 7th, 2013 The History of the (Recreated) Sudbury Companies of Militia & Minute video of presentationdetails ...

March 3rd, 2013 Isaac Edrehi — The “Spanish Jew”video of presentationdetails ...

February 3rd, 2013 History Matters! video of presentationdetails ...

November 11th, 2012 Book Launch for Sudbury in Arcadia's Images of America series video of presentationdetails ...

October 7th, 2012 The Real Wayside Inn video of presentationdetails ...

September 23rd, 2012 Discover Historic Sudbury Center family walking tour video of presentationdetails ...

June 10th, 2012 The Nelson Fairbank Diaries, 1870 to 1880 video of presentationdetails ...

May 6th, 2012The Jacob Bigelow, Jr. Story  video of presentationdetails ...

April 1st, 20122 The South Sudbury Naborhood (King Philip Historic District) video of presentationdetails ...

March 11th, 2012 The Camp Sewataro Story video of presentationdetails ...

February 5th, 2012 Signature Quilts & the Stories They Tell video of presentationdetails ...

January 8th, 2012 Appraisal: Antiques and Collectibles video of presentationdetails ...

November 6, 2011 Book Launch for “From Your Loving Son” video of presentationdetails ...

October 2, 2011 Walking Tour of Historic Sudbury Center video of presentationdetails ...

September 18, 2011 Ancestor Day with the Noyes Family video of presentationdetails ...

June 12, 2011 History of the Ti-SALES Neighborhood video of presentationdetails ...

May 1, 2011 Bus Tour of Prohibition Sites of Sudburydetails ...

April 3, 2011 Town Meeting Tonight video of presentationdetails ...

March 6, 2011 Ice — The Old Fashioned Way video of presentationdetails ...

February 6, 2011 The Sudbury Savoyards video of presentationdetails ...

January 9, 2011 The Mary Rowlandson Story video of presentationdetails ...

Even More Past Programs...


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